Raytheon

October 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon BBN Technologies Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, is being awarded an $8,448,523 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The Broad Operational Language Technology Program has a goal of creating technology capable of translating multiple foreign languages in all genres, retrieving information from the translated material, and enabling bilingual communication via speech or text. Specifically, this contractor will conduct work for activity A, "Genre-Independent Translation and Information Retrieval System"; activity B, "Human-Machine Communication System"; Activity C, "Human-Human Dialogue System"; and Activity D, "Arabic Dialect Components." The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

October 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $10,110,934 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development activities associated with Integrated Power Systems power load modules design, and pulsed power loads for future surface combatants. Raytheon will provide the research and development of an advanced Integrated Power Systems power load module that may be used for pulse forming networks that could power future lasers, railguns, or radars. The initial effort will include further refinement of their unique approach to the concept, documenting how the approach could be eventually implemented in a shipboard configuration to meet projected pulsed loads powering needs.

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon System Company, McKinney, Texas, was recently awarded $9,840,000 firm-fixed-price contract for 10 multispectral targeting systems in support of Navy MH-60S helicopters. The multispectral targeting system provides long-range surveillance, high-altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation for the Hellfire missile, and for all tri-service and NATO laser-guided munitions. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation, San Diego, California; Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Raytheon Company, Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, California, are each being awarded a $47 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Trinity Program, which seeks to develop a "navigation warfare sensor" that could replace traditional Global Positioning System receivers on a variety of Department of Defense platforms, resulting in a significant increase in the number of future weapon systems operating in highly challenged electromagnetic environments, having the capability to support electronic support operations as a part of planned mis

September 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $81,700,000 firm-fixed-price contract to procure 24 MH-60R Airborne Low Frequency Sonar Systems and all associated program management support for lot nine production. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

September 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded an $8,796,601 modification under previously awarded contract to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver five Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) low rate initial production systems. The AMNS will explosively neutralize bottom and moored mines using an expendable mine neutralize device. The system will be deployed from the MH-60 helicopter as part of the littoral combat ship mine countermeasures mission module. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.

August 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $161 million contract modification for MK15 Mod 31 SeaRAM systems in support of LCS 6 and 8 and Japan's DDH 2405 helicopter destroyer, as well as Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Block 1B class "A" overhauls, and land-based Phalanx Weapon System class "A" overhauls. CIWS is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other defenses. Operating either autonomously or integrated with a combat system, it is an automatic terminal defense weapon system designed to detect, track, engage, and destroy anti-ship missile threats penetrating outer defense envelopes.

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Missiles Systems Company, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a firm-fixed-price cost-plus-fixed-fee contract valued at more than $11 million Griffin stand-off precision guided munitions and associated engineering services support. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

August 12, 2011
By Jim Sweeney

Raytheon Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, named Kevin Brown vice president in charge of its cybersecurity operations at Fort Meade, Maryland, and deputy of the Information Security Solutions product line.

August 12, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a close to  $7 million undefinitized contract action under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement for various consumable items for the Airborne Low Frequency Sonar System for the MH-60R helicopter. Work will be performed in Brest, France, and is expected to be completed August 11, 2013.  The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

August 10, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company - Vision Systems, Goleta, California, was awarded a nearly $9 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the research and development of high-definition focal plane arrays to reduce focal plane costs and develop high-definition formats in both the 720p and 1080p formats. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

August 5, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $21 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for production of the AN/ZSQ-2 (V1 Assault) and AN/ZSQ-2 (V2 Attack), Electro-Optical Sensor System for the MH-47G and MH-60M aircraft assigned to the Special Operations Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command, Technology Applications Contracting Office

August 3, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Network Centric Solutions, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded an approximate $67 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus fixed-fee/cost-plus incentive-fee/firm-fixed-price hybrid contract for the procurement of highly specialized engineering services to meet the Navy's Satellite Communications Program requirements to include, but not limited to, the following systems produced by Raytheon:  Extremely High Frequency (EHF); Super High Frequency (SHF) WSC-6 (v)5/7; Global Broadcast Service (GBS); Submarine High Date Rate (SUB HDR); and Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

July 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Fullerton, California, was awarded more than $70 million for the engineering and integration, logistical and field support, and post deployment software service support for the Enhanced Position Location Reporting System. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

July 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded an approximate $18 million contract modification for engineering and technical services in support of the MK15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System. The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other ships' defenses. The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is an integral element of the fleet defense in-depth concept and the Ship Self-Defense Program.  Operating either autonomously or integrated with a combat system, it is an automatic terminal defense weapon system designed to detect, track, engage, and destroy anti-ship missile threats penetrating other defense envelop

July 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Missile Systems of Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a contract modification of about  $9 million for procurement of 4 Griffin Block II A telemetry rounds, (part number 2292000-25), and 74 Griffin Block II A all up rounds (Part Number 2292000-26) to include shipping, engineering services, and proposal development costs. U.S. Air Force Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

July 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company of Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded about $21 million for: a wide-area, multilateration, en-route airway surveillance system for the Republic of Kyrgyzstan in support of the U.S. combatant forces in Afghanistan and the Kyrgyzstan Republic; air traffic control tower construction at Manas International Airport; and relocation of existing Kyrgyz Aero Navigatzia equipment to the new tower. The contracting activity is Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

July 8, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Denver, Colorado, has been awarded the first competitive Public Safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) contract in the nation, as well as the first contract under the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, for recipients of the FCC 700 MHz broadband waiver. The more than $8 million contract will provide Adams County, Colorado, and the adjacent Denver community, with a 15-site LTE communications system that delivers the public safety user access to next-generation broadband capabilities such as streaming video, remote data access and information sharing.

June 24, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Technical Services Company, Dulles, Virginia, is being awarded a contract potentially valued at more than $74 million for support of the Navy Forces Surveillance Support Center Relocatable Over the Horizon Radar (ROTHR) System. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk Contracting Department, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

June 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded about $7 million for the High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile Targeting System software upgrade two risk reduction study. Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

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